Upgrading from the Galaxy S4 - Which phone should I get? (need good camera)

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  1. kimintenn

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    Hi everybody! I currently have the Galaxy S4 (with Verizon) and have decided that I want to get something new. I haven't been on the forums in a very long time and am not even sure where to begin. I have just two requirements from my phone... reliable calling and an excellent camera (preferably good with taking pics of active kids).

    I would normally research for days and days before deciding on which phone to get but due to a really hectic job/mom schedule right now I don't have the time to devote to the search. Hoping you guys can narrow it down to some top contenders that I should focus on before I just go get the Galaxy S6 because I like it's commercial. :D I kid! I kid! :oops::p;)

    Thanks in advance!
    Kim in Tennessee
     
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    First big vote for Note 4. If not the Note 4 the S5 had a very good camera. I do feel the Note 4 is a little better

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    I currently have the LG G3. The camera on it is absolutely wicked...I think better than the S5 or S6? But I am switching to S5 today so...my vote goes to S5. XD
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions! My friend has the LG G3 and really likes it. The camera thing is really important to me, so I'll definitely consider that one. Why are you switching to an S5?
     
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    IDK it's a great phone and it's on bar with the S5 for sure. I don't really need a bigger screen; if I wanted that, I'd get an Note 4. I might get one in the future. IDK.

    You have no idea how torn I am on whether to get the S5 or keep the G3.
     
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    I'm tempted to get the Note because I think I'd like the stylus and the bigger screen... but I think it's too big to fit in a pocket, right?
     
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    The G3 barely fits into my pocket without a case. With a case, I have to hold on to it for dear life or have this giant rectangular thing sticking out of my pocket. xD
     
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    I've had my S5 for about a year now and still absolutely love it. It's given me no problems whatsoever, the camera is great and the battery life is amazing. You'll be hard pressed to drain the battery on this device in a full day with moderate to heavy usage.
    I think you'll be very pleased with this device.

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    I carry my note 4 in my pocket.

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    Depends on the size of the pocket and what else is in said pocket. I see iPhone 6Ss hanging out of back pockets of skinny jeans all the time but the Note4 isn't as tall.
    Since camera and size are deciding factors the S6 has the best camera and isn't as big as a Note4. Why settle for last years S model? If you're not in a hurry I agree, wait and see what the Note5 brings to the table, probably the same camera as the S6 plus other goodies but bigger than the S6
    My Note4 fits fine in any of my pockets . I usually wear khakis or cargos.

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    Another vote for the current Android flagship....

    Note 4.